This region boasts 800 km (497 mi.)
of bike paths you’ll love to loop around. Grab the handlebars,
get your spokes and sprockets spinning and set out to discover
Outaouais, a true cycling paradise. Choose an urban trail or one
in the heart of nature; a long flat road or a path of twists and
turns – in Outaouais you’re guaranteed to find fun on two
Pick your circuit along the Ottawa
River, within the cities of Gatineau or Ottawa or among the
wooded areas of Gatineau Park, Petite-Nation, Pontiac or the
Gatineau Valley. These six bicycle loops are lined with tourist
attractions, places to stay and gourmet delights to give your
bike ride a little something extra.
Make your choice, park your car,
enjoy the ride, then return to your starting point thanks to
these looping circuits!
On the shores of the
capital. 57 km (35 mi.) along the rivers that border
the urban areas of Gatineau (Hull district) and Ottawa.
Small, medium and large
wheel. 36 km (22 mi.) around Hull, following the
Ottawa River, sprinkled with fun cultural attractions and perfect for families.
In Papineau’s footsteps.
163 km (101 mi.) at the heart of the countryside of
Petite-Nation and Franco-Ontarian heritage villages.
The northern log drivers.
95 km (59 mi.) parallel to the Gatineau River in the Gatineau
Valley, dotted with places to take a break.
Legs on fire. 61 km
(38 mi.) of curves and hills in Gatineau Park for cyclists on
the lookout for challenges.
Pontiac: go west!
240 km (149 mi.) on the shores of the Ottawa River and through
the picturesque villages of Pontiac.
Don’t miss the last two NOKIA Sunday
Bikedays of the season on August 27 and September 3. At these
events on Sunday mornings, more than 50 km (31 mi.) of roads are
closed to car traffic so that cyclists, runners, pedestrians and
in-line skaters can safely take the scenic routes around Ottawa
and Gatineau Park. Bring the whole family!